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9 Great Gift Ideas for Christmas

Christmas if fast approaching, whether it’s a gifts for friends and family or a treat for yourself, we’ve got you covered with our Christmas whisky gift ideas.

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1. STOCKING FILLERS
Award-winning whiskies Raasay While We Wait and Borders are available in 5cl size – perfect for popping into a stocking this Christmas.

Raasay & Borders miniatures as whisky gift ideas

2. RAASAY WHILE WE WAIT SINGLE MALT
This uncommon, multi award-winning whisky is for lovers of single malts, smokiness, wine, uncommon finishes, Scotch with a story – anyone who wants to try a new, exceptional young whisky tied up in anticipation. Finished in Tuscan red wine casks it has a festive heather-hue and a fitting smoky finish for Christmas, introducing the drinker to Raasay and the profile of whisky we’ll distil there.
Receive free Raasay While We Wait cocktail cards as an extra Christmas!

Raasay While We Wait single malt Scotch whisky gift ideas

3. BORDERS HIGHLAND SINGLE GRAIN
Everyone’s talking about Borders in 2016, so our award-winning Borders single grain Scotch is a welcome way to round off an action-packed year. Light and sweeter in profile than our other whiskies, but with powerful Oloroso Sherry notes and a kick from our highest ABV (51.7%), pour this tipple into a glass or over your Christmas pud this year.
Receive free Borders cocktail cards as an extra Christmas gift!

Borders single grain Scotch whisky gift ideas

4. R&B TWIN PACK
Can’t choose between Raasay and Borders? No need! Our R&B twin pack gifts the best of both regional profiles. Enjoy Raasay While We Wait with the main meal and sip Borders after dinner for a digestive.

5. THE TWEEDDALE BLEND BATCH 5
This one is essential for Christmas traditionalists. The 5th batch of this award-winning historic recipe inherited by our Co-Founder Alasdair Day from his great-grandfather, The Tweeddale Blend is smooth and easy-drinking, not to mention small batch and hand-numbered. This predominantly Speyside character is sure to please.

The Tweeddale Blend Blended Scotch Whisky gift ideas

6. THE TWEEDDALE THE LAST CENTENNIAL 
The ultimate nostalgia gift, The Tweeddale The Last Centennial blended malt is the last 4 casks that went into each batch of The Tweeddale Blend to date. It’s a celebration of 100 years since the last page in Richard Day’s cellar book was penned in 1916. Most of these 240 bottles are going to the US market with just 30 kept for our members, so the only way to get your hands on this super premium blend is to join either our free Slàinte Club, or Na Tùsairean Club and look for your exclusive purchase link in your welcome email. (Available only to members).

The Tweeddale Last Centennial gift ideas

7. WHISKY & OAK-AGED BEER
We’ve got a brand new product just in time for Christmas – our Groundwork Gift Pack features Raasay While We Wait and exclusive an collaboration beer brewed by Plockton Brewery and oak-aged by Raasay Brewing Co. in the same Tuscan red wine barrels that held our Raasay Whisky. The pack includes a 70cl of Raasay While We wait and a 500ml bottle of Groundwork old-style ale. (Available only from our website).

8. NA TÙSAIREAN CLUB
Na Tùsairean Club membership isn’t just a one-off gift – it lasts for 10 years! The first 100 casks of single malt Scotch whisky from theIsle of Raasay Distillery, and luxury onsite accommodation is reserved exclusively for club members. A 10-year membership is worth more than £1,900 but only costs you £999, also payable in instalments across 6, 12 or 18 months.

What will they unwrap this Christmas? The Na Tùsairean personalised welcome pack includes letter, certificate and membership card a 70cl of Raasay While We Wait plus two 5cls, R&B Glencairn tasting glass and R&B canvas bag. If you purchase membership as a gift just be sure to fill in the recipient field and correct shipping address so we can get the pack to the right person.

Artist impression of Isle of Raasay Distillery Na Tusairean Club bedroom.

Artist impression of Isle of Raasay Distillery Na Tusairean Club bedroom

9. 2017 RAASAY CALENDAR
Raasay Primary School have produced a 2017 calendar with 12 stunning images of the Isle of Raasay to raise funds for the school. Look out on Raasay even when you’re far away. Available from Raasay Community Stores they can also post your gift anywhere in the UK and to Europe, the US or Australia.

Merry Christmas!